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Author O'Brien-Olinger, Sam, 1982-
Title Police, race and culture in the 'New Ireland' : an ethnography / Sam O'Brien-Olinger.
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

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Author O'Brien-Olinger, Sam, 1982-
Subject Police -- Ireland.
Police-community relations -- Ireland.
Discrimination in law enforcement -- Ireland.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Ireland.
Ireland -- Ethnic relations.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 324 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book explores the relationship between the Irish police and ethnic minorities, made particularly pressing by the rapid ethnic diversification of Irish society. It addresses the current deficit in knowledge of this area by exploring how Irish police officers conceive of, talk about, and interact with Ireland's immigrant minority communities.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Part I: Context; Introduction; 1 Situating the Present; Part II: Theory-Methodology; 2 Human Agency; 3 Fieldwork; Part III: Findings; 4 Impact of Diversity on Core Elements of Garda Habitus; 5 The Unknown -- Policing in Uncharted Waters; 6 Adapting to Difference; 7 Knowing 'Them': The Production, Circulation, and Effect of Discourse; 8 Policing Immigrants; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9781137490452 (electronic bk.)
1137490454 (electronic bk.)
1349568929 (print)
9781349568925 (print)
9781349568925 (print)
9781137490445 (softcover)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1057/9781137490452
OCLC # 927961242
Additional Format Printed edition: 9781349568925.

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